♦being responsible for one’s self
♦being a good sport
♦accepting judges decisions
♦learning about and appreciating diversity
There are several age divisions in this competition.
Anyone regardless of race, creed or sex who meets age and other guidelines may participate.
Participants must compete in the state where they are a legal resident.
Juniors, Seniors and Adults may enter:
Preteens may enter:
All garments must have been completed after January 1 of the competition year. Participants must select all fabrics, materials and supplies, and must sew, knit, crochet or felt all garments. They may also spin their own yarn and weave their own fabric. They may receive instruction and advice from parents, teachers or advisor.
Overall Judging Criteria
Judges will consider:
Please note: The decision of the judges is final.
State Competitions are held throughout the year leading up to Nationals. First place contestants in the Junior and Senior categories get a chance to walk the runway in their designs!